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December 28, 2020Warning - this news article expired on 2021-02-04. Information may no longer be accurate or applicable

The Belleville Police Service responded to 50 calls for service from December 27th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m. to December 28th, 2020 at 5:00 a.m.

Failing to Provide the Necessaries of Life

Belleville, ON – On the 27th of December 2020 at 12:05 p.m. Police were called to an East end apartment building for a child welfare incident. Officers spoke to the witness who advised they observed young children, approximately 2 years of age, standing on the ledge of a 3rd story window. Further observations revealed that there was no screen or barrier on the window to prevent the children from falling off of the ledge. A 22-year-old Belleville woman was charge with failing to provide the necessaries of life x2 and breach of an undertaking. She was released on a promise to appear and an OIC undertaking with conditions. She was given a court appearance on the 21st of January 2021 to answer to the charges. The Children’s Aid Society is following up on the incident.

Arrested on Warrants

Belleville, ON – On the 27th of December 2020 at 9:30 p.m. Police, while enforcing the Reopening Ontario Act regarding COVID compliance at a north end residence, arrested a 27-year-old Belleville male on an outstanding warrant. The male was leaving a residence that was not in compliance of the ROA when he was observed by Police who knew him to be wanted on an outstanding warrant. The male was arrested, and upon searching the male a weapon was seized. Subsequently, the male was further charged with two counts of Breach of Probation and possession of a prohibited weapon. He was transported to the Belleville Police Service where he is being held for bail. Furthermore, in relation to the original complaint of non-compliance with the Provincial lockdown, a 31-year-old Belleville female was charged for failing to comply with the Reopening Ontario Act and issued a part one Provincial Offences Notice.

City Police also report a fairly steady 24-hour period ending at 5:00 a.m. on December 28th 2020.  Police did respond to several incidents that ended peacefully with Police intervention. Those incidents included numerous noise complaints, disturbances, domestics, suspicious persons and vehicles, traffic complaints, neighbour and family disputes, and calls to assist ambulance.